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Tour Code: gl-21

Departure Date: Daily

Features: Private Tour Guide     Private Car & Driver     Authentic Local Restaurants


Escape the hustle and bustle Shanghai and take in the fresh air in Guilin. Guilin is a world-renown place with its breathtaking natural scenery while the samll town Yangshuo, 1 1/2 hours drive from Guilin, is regarded as "Paradise of Foreigners" with exotic pulse.


  • Round-trip airfares are included
  • The city's beauty reveals completely as a scrolling landscape painting along your Li River cruise tour from Guilin to Yangshuo
  • Enjoy a bicycle trip to the countryside of Yangshuo and explore the picturesque rural scenery


Day 1Shanghai to Guilin by Flight No. TBA

You will get to the airport to take your Guilin flight by yourself. After booking the tour, our travel advisor will inform you the detailed information about the air ticket. Meanwhile, the private transfer service is available with extra fee. If you need it, just tell the travel advisor.

A 2 hours flight will take you to Guilin. Meet your Guilin guide at the airport arrival hall.

After settling down at your Guilin hotel, your Guilin tour starts with one of the symbol of Guillin - the Reed Flute Cave. Reed Flute Cave boasts many Karst formations in the shape of stone columns, stalactites and stalagmites with each presents unique shapes enhanced by colored lights.

After lunch at local restaurant, visit Elephant Trunk Hill and Fubo Hill.

  • Meals: Lunch at Popular local restaurants with authentic Guilin food
  • Hotels: Shangri La Hotel Guilin   |  Guilin Lijiang Waterfall Hotel   |  Guilin Lijiang Waterfall Hotel 
Day 2Guilin

Today you will visit Longsheng Terraced Field and minority village which is a 2 hours’ drive from Guilin. The scenery along the way with rice paddies, local villages and winding roads will delight your travelling.

Longsheng Terraced Fields look like ribbons and stretch layer upon layer from the foot of the mountain to the top. Zhuang and Yao minority people cultivated the fields for irrigation tracing back to the Yuan dynasty. Lunch is arranged in a local restaurant which features local dishes. Then visit the Zhuang and Yao minority villages to experience the unique Chinese ethnic group cultures.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Popular local restaurants with authentic Longsheng food
  • Hotels: Shangri La Hotel Guilin   |  Guilin Lijiang Waterfall Hotel   |  Guilin Lijiang Waterfall Hotel 
Day 3Yangshuo

Highlights come today. Take a Li River Cruise downstream to Yangshuo. The stunning views come into eyes all the way along the 3 hours’ cruising: shaped limestone peaks, verdant bamboo forests, crystal waters, narrow bamboo rafts on sail and peaceful local villages.

The cruise arrives at Yangshuo and you have the chance to explore Yangshuo. Take a bicycle trip to the countryside of Yangshuo. Biking along the paddy fields that surround the shaped mountains stops your pace to take pictures all way through. A local family’s visit will give you an insight into the farmer's lifestyle.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Hotels: Yangshuo Ancient Garden Boutique Hotel    |  Yangshuo Mountain Retreat   |  Yangshuo River Lodge 
Day 4Guilin to Shanghai by Flight No. TBA

Taiji (Tai Chi) is a kind of traditional Chinese martial arts. There are a lot of Taiji schools in Yangshuo and one of the most famous is the Wang Zhiping Tai Chi Training Center. Today, you will take a Tai Chi class which is taught by the School Principal –Master Wang Zhi Ping.

You will be escorted to Guilin Airport and the tour comes to an end. If you need transfer service when arriving in Shanghai, just let our travel advisor know.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Popular local restaurants with authentic Guilin food
  • Hotels:

Price Per Person in US Dollars

We use different hotels for different tour classes while the itinerary is the same. Deluxe Class is usually staying at a 5-star hotel, Superior Class at a 4-star hotel and Tourist Class at a 3-star level hotel. The prices for one person are based on sharing twin hotel rooms with another guest. A supplement is necessary if you want to book single rooms. And the prices may rise during national holidays, such as the National Day (September 30th to October 6th) and Chinese New Year (late January or early February)

Dec.1 - Mar.31 Deluxe Superior Tourist Single Room Supplement
1 person -
2-5 persons / /
6-9 persons / /
Apr.1- Nov.31 Deluxe Superior Tourist Single Room Supplement
1 person -
2-5 persons / /
6-9 persons / /

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What's Included & Excluded

What’s included?

  • Entrance fees to attractions Listed above
  • Private tour guide and driver throughout the tour, except on a Yangtze cruise ship
  • Authentic local meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Centrally located hotels with breakfasts
  • Luggage transfers
  • Service charge & government taxes
  • Travel insurance

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Excellent Local Guides

All of our tour guides are certificated and experienced. They are local experts with detailed knowledge about attractions, history, culture and more. They know the best places to visit, can give you advice on restaurants that serve great local food, the best places to shop, or theaters for the best shows in town.

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Private Car and Driver

We use the modern air-conditioned luxury cars for families or 2-3 persons and small buses for small groups of 4-7 persons.

We ensure that all of the vehicles that we use are well-maintained (not over 4 years) and always very clean. Our drivers are very nice and careful with over 5-year drive experience.

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from US $ 1,079p/p

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